The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MORE

The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MORE

Young Athletes MUST Learn About Hard Work

Before I talk more about hard work and why it is so important for youth athletes to learn an important work ethic, let me say this: Kids should be having fun in sports too. That’s what will keep them coming back to the game. But having fun and working hard can both be part of...Read More .... More »

Positive Parenting: Powerful Ways to Raise Healthy Kids + MORE

Everyone wants to be a positive parent. But what does that mean? The term positive parenting is becoming more widespread as the practice of parenting becomes influenced by research in the new scientific field of positive psychology. Simply put, positive parenting behaviors are those that nurture the.... More »
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Natural Post Workout Soreness Solution with LATHER’s Muscle Ease

Disclosure – I was sent this product to review and this post contains affiliate links. All opinions are 100% my own. Athletes of all ages and levels deal with sore muscles and minor aches and pains on a regular basis. For some, just a little rest and stretching is all it needs but for others,.... More »
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This key practice can help you build a positive attitude! + MORE

Nothing good ever comes from being negative. Nothing! When you consistently put yourself down after a failure or continually catch yourself doing things wrong, then the only “good” you’ll do for yourself is to kill your self-confidence and tighten your muscles. I don’t have to tell you the.... More »

When Recruiting, College Coaches are Watching YOU too, Sports Parents

If your child wants to play sports in college, you are probably doing everything you can to help them in the recruiting process to reach their dreams. You may be hiring the best coaches, signing them up for the best teams, and pushing them to get good grades. These are all good things, but if...Read.... More »
 
Most dads are task masters at handing out “Life Lessons” advice to their kids. “Gather round. Let me share my wisdom. Back in my day. This is how the world works. Be like Dad.” It’s all good. But sometimes, quite often in fact, we could learn a boatload of life lessons from our children…

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Have you noticed that there’s a new player in the sports media field? It’s TMZ, which broke the Ray Rice elevator video this week. TMZ also had scoops with the Donald Sterling audio this spring and the news last year that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was being investigated by police for an alleged sexual assault…

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11 Youth Basketball Coaching Tips

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 1410373459 1844901538 The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MOREAt any practice for a youth basketball team, you’ll likely see coaches working on many of the sames things:  team defense, shooting form, offensive plays, the triple threat position and more. Many basketball fundamentals are covered in some fashion by nearly all coaches. How coaches teach those fundamentals, and reinforce them, go a long way to establishing player development and team effectiveness…

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youth football tournaments 1410373457 1677920989 The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction? + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Common advice for runners returning from injury or other layoff is to increase weekly mileage by 10%
While I find that to be a generally good starting point, some runners are able to increase mileage faster and others must go even more slowly
From the orthopedic sports medicine standpoint, I often tailor return to running programs based upon the athlete’s unique injury situation

I often see young athletes with lower extremity stress fractures from running…

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